Employment Type: Temporary Part Time ( up until 23 January 2023)
Position Classification: Pharmacy Assistant Grade 2
Remuneration: $29.62 – $30.33 per hour
Hours Per Week: 32
Requisition ID: REQ279460
This recruitment may be used to fill future positions via an eligibility list for permanent, full time, part time, temporary and casual positions.
To provide pharmaceutical dispensing and technical support, under the supervision of a pharmacist, for a wide range of pharmacy services across the Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD).
This role forms part of the Dispensary team and may also be required to undertake pharmaceutical distribution and inventory management tasks within the CCLHD ‘Pharmacy Procurement and Inventory Management Team’ when necessary to ensure optimal pharmacy service provision to patients and staff of CCLHD.
All positions offered are to provide pharmacy service to weekend dispensary operations at both Gosford and Wyong Hospitals.
Hours are available midweek to ensure the successful applicant has both professional and operational connection, and appropriate support, from the midweek pharmacy team.
Primarily responsible for accurate, safe and timely undertaking of pharmaceutical dispensing tasks as part of the Dispensary teams according to Pharmacy department guidelines and corresponding Role Duty Statement. May also be required (according to departmental roster, level of training/skillset and as per Role Duty Statement) to undertake pharmaceutical distribution and inventory management tasks as part of the ‘CCLHD Pharmacy Procurement and Inventory Management Team’.
Where you’ll be working
Central Coast Local Health District is the largest employer and healthcare provider on the Central Coast. We are committed to providing our staff with a happy, healthy and rewarding workplace. We encourage and support professional development and community engagement. With two acute hospitals, two sub-acute hospitals and eight community health centres we provide the most comprehensive medical service in the region.
As an employer we offer our staff competitive benefits such as salary packaging, a monthly day off, paid maternity and parental leave, flexible work arrangements and professional development programs.
Our district covers a diverse landscape and demographic experience, from thriving urban centres to quiet beachside villages. The Central Coast can offer you a career unlike anywhere else as we straddle the line between metropolitan and rural, giving you a truly comprehensive and unique work experience that will serve you for your whole career.
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What you’ll be doing
To provide pharmaceutical distribution, delivery, inventory management and operational support, for a wide range of services across the Central Coast Local Health District (CCLHD).
This role forms part of the ‘CCLHD Pharmacy Procurement and Inventory Management’ team and may also be required to undertake dispensing activities within the Dispensary teams when necessary to ensure optimal pharmacy service provision to patients and staff of CCLHD.
Hold a qualification in a relevant field recognised by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia or Certificate III in Community Pharmacy issued by a Registered Training Organisation or equivalent qualifications with ability to rotate across CCLHD sites and participate in after hours, weekend and public holiday rosters when required.
Demonstrated understanding of dispensing/issuing of pharmaceuticals or equivalent experience.
Demonstrated high quality customer service skills with the ability to communicate clearly and accurately and explain complex processes in a timely manner.
Ability to learn quickly, accepting responsibility and accountability for accurate completion of tasks, and manage time and work activities effectively to meet goals and deadlines.
Demonstrated strong work ethic and high level of attention to detail with demonstrated ability to be accurate and efficient when completing practical tasks.
Experience with information technology, including strong typing skills and familiar with the use of pharmacy software.
Ability to undertake physical activities associated with the position (i.e. pack, unpack and lift boxes), rotate between CCLHD sites and undertake weekend and afterhours work if required.
Demonstrated commitment to Caring for the Coast vision, goals and strategies, with demonstrated behaviours which align with the NSW Health CORE values and CCLHD Values and behaviours charter.
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For role related queries or questions contact Michael Swab on 4394 8351 or email: Michael.Swab@health.nsw.gov.au
Applications Close: Thursday, 13 January 2022 at 11.59pm
You are encouraged to complete applications on a week day where Technical Support is available Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm by phoning ROB Help Desk on 1300 679 367.